Semester Abroad

The University for Peace (UPEACE) offers graduate students from other institutions the opportunity to enroll in UPEACE courses for credit held during the first semester (mid-August to mid-December), or the second semester (January to mid-July).

SAP is a unique opportunity to participate in a multicultural learning community comprised of participants, faculty and staff from around the world. Courses are taught in English.


For a listing of the Resident Faculty, please click here.


For a listing of the courses for the 2015 - 2016 academic year, please click here.


  • Online Application Form
  • Official letter from the home university granting approval of courses to be taken at UPEACE through the SAP modality and to be transferred back to the home university.
  • Undergraduate Transcript.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Copy of the CV
  • Copy of the passport
  • Insurance coverage

Fees and Payment Deadlines

  • For the academic year 2015 - 2016, the cost is $425 per credit plus 50 USD for administrative fees per credit. This fee may change in the following year.
  • Billing will proceed when the online registration form is received.
  • Deadline for payments is four weeks prior of the student`s arrival.


UPEACE can provide assistance in finding housing in Ciudad Colón or nearby areas.

For further information please contact